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    Hi all
    I keep getting the brake light warning on the display intermittantly. I thought that the bulbs might be loose but they seem ok. Any ideas what it could be please?

    Thanks everyone.

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    Low brake fluid or faulty switch?

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    Thanks Bigtee. The brake fluid is fine so it must be the switch. Any idea where its located mate?

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    Is this light the same one as the handbrake applied?

    Is there a sensor on master cylinder? at work now can't check fully.

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    No mate its the yellow one above the speedo and on digital display but it goes out and comes on at random times. Not sure about the sensor though

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    Is it a picture of a bulb?

    If it is the warning will detect the change in resistance before it blows.

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    Expect one to go soon

    My other car. 1972 1641cc slammed beetle. On the road finally!!

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    Yes Lee it is the pic of the bulb thanks for the info. I love my vec but I've never had a car that blows so many bulbs as this one does. Is it a common fault with them or am I just unlucky?

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    Thanks gibbon7000 and Bigtee for the replies

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    Mine used to blow cheap bulbs so paid a bit extra and bought 'branded' bulbs like 'Osram' and not had problems since.

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